AP Journal

Natural Deodorant and Irritation

Posted by American Provenance on

Every now and then we hear from customers who experience irritation after switching to natural deodorant. While most people don’t have an issue with natural deodorants, some do experience irritation or a rash when making the switch.

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What to expect when transitioning away from conventional products.

Posted by David Gobeli on

  Making the switch to a natural deodorant can present some unexpected challenges. We’ve tried to identify a couple of these concerns to prepare you for your own journey. The active ingredient in most natural deodorants is baking soda. Some people have a real sensitivity to this ingredient and over-exposure can cause redness, irritation, chaffing, blistering, and peeling. We always encourage people to start off slowly and rely on just a few swipes to start. We don't stuff our deodorant full of water or fillers so you won't need as much applied. Most conventional deodorants use creative advertising campaigns to encourage...

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6 things to think about when switching to a natural deodorant.

Posted by David Gobeli on

Every time you turn around, natural deodorants for men and women are popping up on the market. With as many brands to choose from and even more opinions about how they work, AP is here to help. What you need to know about natural deodorant:  Choose a deodorant that doesn’t block your body from sweating but absorbs the sweat. Avoid products that contain aluminum which is used in antiperspirants to prevent sweating by blocking your sweat glands. Sweating is a biological process that helps to maintain our body temperature. When we sweat, we expel not only water, but also minerals...

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